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Is technology killing the art of conversation?

Learning with e's

I spend a lot of my time on public transport, and one of my favourite pastimes is eavesdropping on other people's conversations. It not only passes the time, but I also learn new things from listening in, even if the conversations are sometimes ill-informed. Earlier this week, as I travelled into work by bus, I overheard an elderly gentleman conversing with three young people.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. Below I've captured aspects of our conversation (interestingly enough done via email - how old school). You can see an example of a conversation around phones below.

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging

eLearningArt

One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Yukon was bold in selecting a compliance course as an example and kudos to them for showing us a better approach. Well done!

A Conversation with Álvaro Mas of Hooptap

Kapp Notes

The other day, I had a wonderful Skype conversation with Álvaro Mas, business developer at Hooptap. He also provided some examples of how they are implementing Hooptap solutions in various organizations. Here is some of that interesting conversation. He showed me an interesting product to help gamify learning. Kapp: What is Hooptap? Hooptap screenshot. Nothing but advantages!

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

like cost of client acquisition, net promoter score, and conversion rates. LEARN DISCUSS PROGRESS PRACTICE REVIEW STRUCTURE OF A PROFICIENCY JOURNEY 6 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 Let’s look at an example. practical case studies and examples. to structure her conversation with Sue, and ask that the manager records notes. This conversation ties it.

3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples

CommLab India

Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool. Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on software application training.). Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on Pharmacokinetics Training.). This sample course on Pharmacokinetics is simple with logical presentation as the instructional design strategy.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. For example, the default version of the sample scenario had white text on a black background. That’s way more work than I wanted to do for a quick sample.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. For example, the default version of the sample scenario had white text on a black background. That’s way more work than I wanted to do for a quick sample.

How To Customize Camtasia Conversation Scenarios in 5 Minutes

eLearning Brothers

The other is a conversational scenario that shows two characters talking to one another. The conversational scenarios can be a great way to demonstrate a sales interaction, an in-office protocol, or a friendly discussion. In the video below, I’ll show an example of one use of our conversational scenarios, and demonstrate how to build a conversation from our templates.

Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

Rather, we need conversations. out conversations that target performance and drive what we. For example, KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41%. For example, a customer might make. for realistic examples and scenarios that people can. Conversation guides and. 1Making Dynamic Performance. more dynamic approach to managing. moving in this direction.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development. For example, I am working with one global company on changing the design of summative assessment, which should impact all school children in the next five years. Any future books in the works?

A Conversation about New “Agile Courseware” Book

Kapp Notes

Kapp: Can you give a quick example of how Lean-Agile has been successful in a course design project? For example, total length of the course. Another example may be a customer, whether internal or external, who is new to Lean-Agile and still approach their design involvement from a traditional define-everything-in-detail-up-front mindset rather than minimum viable design up-front.

Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

used it to show how to create interactive conversations in PowerPoint using hyperlinks. In this example it’s a simple back and forth conversation. Below is an example of the template in action. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. Here’s a free PowerPoint template I built for a recent workshop. August 4 & 5 (Seattle).

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Now here are the highlights from our conversation. sample of the mLevel suite of Learning Activities. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bryan Austin, mLevel’s Vice President of Learning Innovation.  I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. magazine’s Best of 2014 and Best of 2015.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. Apply: With her new skills and knowledge, Sue is ready to try applying SMART in her conversations for a couple of weeks. Now, what Sue did in our example scenario wasn’t. conversations with her team members.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part Two

Kapp Notes

Here is the second part of my conversation with Clark Aldrich. (in case you missed it, here is Part One.). Here is the rest of my recent conversation with Clark Aldrich. even have daily special features, such as collections of sims that all won a recent award (such as I/ITSEC, here or or that are good examples of “OpEd” content shown here. think this one is from 2005.

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development. For example, I am working with one global company on changing the design of summative assessment, which should impact all school children in the next five years. Any future books in the works?

A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

Here is some of our conversation. Kapp: You do some really creative things with elearning and especially game-based learning, can you please share some examples of what you’ve done? Can you share any examples with us? Here are some examples. Compliance Example. You can read more about this example here. Leadership Skills Example.

Lectora Conversation Scenarios Around the Water Cooler

eLearning Brothers

Our Lectora template library is bursting at the seams with conversational scenarios: a branching scenario in which two or more characters interact, guided by the learner’s conversational choices.Those who purchase Lectora Inspire also get in-app access to our Lectora templates. Download a Lectora conversational scenario template today at our template library ! Lobby.

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

for realistic examples and scenarios that people can. Conversation guides and. From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. for Change In Part 1 of this eGuide, we explored the confluence. of factors that’s driving change in how performance. is managed and how organizations are moving. away from the traditional annual review process to. more real-time dynamic approach. This all sounds. very logical, of course, until an organization starts to. push forward with change then finds that there may. be some very real barriers to moving forward.

Blogging as conversation

Learning with e's

"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Although this took a little time for me to get my head around, I eventually came to understand that blogging is ultimately a conversation. If you choose to respond to their comments, the conversations starts. But this was a limited view.

A Conversation with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions

Kapp Notes

Kapp: Can you give an example of how your clients might use your services? For example, let’s say an employee is out in the field installing a shower stall and forgets how to measure for faucet components. The other day I had a chance to talk with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions and ask him a few questions. Mike is the President & CEO of MediaLab 3D Solutions.

A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID

Kapp Notes

Instead of exhaustive analysis, for example, we gather whatever project background information is relatively easy to obtain, then sketch out a possible instructional approach, and ask, “Why wouldn’t this be a successful direction?”. For example, SMEs were often disappointed with what programmers delivered. KK: 6) Thanks, that’s a great example. It’s prone to action.

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5 Good E-learning Examples Created Using Lectora Inspire

CommLab India

Lectora Inspire – a rapid authoring tool well-known for its features that enable the effective conversion of text-heavy content into engaging online courses. The rapid authoring tool is power-packed with various features that make e-learning development easy and efficient. 1 Let us now look at 5 examples of online courses developed using Lectora Inspire. 1. Sales Process 1.

A Conversation with Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

There are well over 100 graphics throughout, and I’m hoping that the graphic examples and chapters in the last section will give readers ideas of how to approach all kinds of visuals, from icons to stories to graphs. The examples relate to eLearning, slides, performance support, etc. It was also frustrating to not be able to present an example every time I wanted to.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Kapp: I am sure people would like to a see some samples of your work, do you have any links to what you’ve done? Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. and an instructor at the University of Cincinnati. Andrew’s company, Designing Digitally, Inc.

But I’d Never Say That! Choices for Conversation-Based Decisions in Scenarios

Twitterpated with Learning

created a basic prototype of the course already, and now I’m working with a team to polish the content, particularly the users’ interactions with potential clients during the pitch. I’ve developed a number of decision-based scenarios that include conversation and deciding on the right wording for the user options has sometimes been tricky. Ask Mr. Jones if he’s ready to buy an Awesome Robot.

A Conversation with Allessandria Polizzi

Kapp Notes

I had a great conversation the other day with Allessandria Polizzi. Recently, for example, I worked with an organization that initially wanted a training intervention but, upon further understanding of the business, we determined that they needed a holistic approach for developing both leaders and employees, as well as an end-to-end solution for selecting and onboarding.

ILT To E-learning Conversion: Why It Works For Code of Conduct Training!

CommLab India

For example, if an employee wants to know the guidelines of E-mail and Internet usage, he can quickly refer the e-learning module that deals with that topic. For example, a sales rep may need to be trained on selling/marketing practices, whereas a production employee may not require it as a mandatory training. If yes, you can revamp and revive it. Wonder what makes them stand apart?

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Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses. Nothing, zero, nada.

Facilitating the transition from online to face-to-face conversations and vice versa

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

We had to start afresh with our conversation and the line of jokes was gone, because in a teleconference the threshold to throw in a funny line is much higher. also realized that the conversation doesn''t flow naturally when moving to a different medium. Nice examples of how you can blend online and face-to-face elements. Suddenly Nancy said - shall we move to a teleconference?

A mobile workforce needs better on-site conversations

Learning and Working on the Web

As Nancy Dixon writes, “ The only reason to come together face-to-face is for people to be in conversation with each other! ” Too often though, the workplace is not designed to enable conversations. More open environments can encourage conversations [AKA, participation in complex work]. The future of workplace learning is  social, cooperative and especially mobile.

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5 E-learning Samples Developed in Lectora Inspire

CommLab India

Conversion of text-heavy content into engaging e-learning: The tool allows you to convert text-heavy content such as compliance material or product manuals into engaging e-learning. Multilingual online content: This online course development tool allows for the conversion of courses into Rich Text Format (RTF) files for translation. Makes translations simple. Customizes quizzes.

Use conversations to deliver eLearning content- and a free template

eLearningArt

If you look closely, you’ll notice that content is delivered through conversations in many types of media… in movies, TV shows, interviews, commercials, and more. Part of the beauty of conversations is that the content is delivered and you aren’t even aware of it. So what’s so powerful about conversations? Create context with conversations. Storytelling. wouldn’t. Enjoy!

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman about Learning on Demand: Part Two

Kapp Notes

gave an example recently in a blog about using the SalesForce API to create intelligent dialogue between ‘sales’ training and sales results captured in SalesForce. Right or wrong, the conversation is needed. Here is part two of a great discussion with Reuben Tozman about his book, Learning On Demand. If you missed the first part check it out here. Design ID Degree

L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

framing his skills in terms of the business need, for example, “I’m a customer service person who just happens to provide learning” Professionalising L&D in Australia: Nicola Atkinson. Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café. ” (Sloman, 2010, p8). ” (Sloman, 2010,p 1). Skill set for the Future: Peter Hall. Change agent.